The Resource Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park

Label
Kakadu National Park
Title
Kakadu National Park
Contributor
Filmmaker
Summary
Kakadu National Park is a two-part series that records the scientific programs carried out in the Magela Creek marine environment and the surrounding flood plains of the Alligator Rivers region, to measure the possible impact of toxic, heavy metals effluent from uranium mining. In 1981 there were four uranium mines within the newly formed Kakadu National Park - a vast wetlands that is biologically one of the richest areas in Australia. Kakadu forms the catchment area for the South and East Alligator Rivers, 200 kilometres east of Darwin in the Northern Territory. As a result of the Fox Report, the office of the Supervising Scientist was set up to oversee the environmental aspects of mining operations in the area and to assist in the establishment of standards and procedures for environmental protection. At that time the Ranger uranium mine was in operation and three others, Jabiluka, Koongarra and Nabarlek were being proposed. Produced by Film Australia from archival material filmed for the Supervising Scientist Department of Home Affairs and Environment. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Producer: Don Murray Director: David Roberts Principal Cast: Commentator Robyn Williams
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 1981
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Roberts, David
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
Kakadu National Park
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1128903
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1128903
  • (OCoLC)921960294
Video recording format
other
Label
Kakadu National Park
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1128903
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1128903
  • (OCoLC)921960294
Video recording format
other

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